The 2017 NBA trade deadline is fast approaching, and the Portland Trail Blazers (18-23) are heavily expected to be buyers. A defensive big man is their number one priority. Could this mean a trade for Nerlens Noel of the Philadelphia 76ers? Hassan Whiteside of the Miami Heat? The Trail Blazers have until noon on February 23 to make something happen.
(Video) SBNation Trail Blazers Trade Deadline Primer
The Trail Blazers have been sniffing around for an impact player.